Technical Writer

$40.00 - $50.00 hourly
  • Coast Personnel Services
  • Apr 24, 2019
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Coast Personnel Services is seeking a Technical Writer for a well-established client in South San Jose.  This is a long term contract position. 

Technical Writer:

Writes and develops user manuals for precision equipment; Responsible for specific sections of the user manuals or whole user manual; Edit, review, and correct technical user manuals; Manage schedule for assigned portions of the user manual or whole user manual; Able to take notes from engineers and translate into the operational procedures.


Nuances of the role:

  • Prior versions of all documentation are available in Frame Maker and Powerpoint
  • Work is expected to be full time
  • Access to systems will be partially limited
  • Access to engineers to capture information will be very nearly unlimited




AA in Electronics, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent military experience; 2 years experience; Highly skilled with Adobe Frame Maker and the creation of PDF files, Knowledge of creative writing; Familiarity with MS Office, MS Project, Adobe Frame Maker, and Adobe Acrobat.

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